Nintendo Shows Off Original Zelda Design Documents

The Zelda series turned 30 this year and to celebrate, Nintendo dusted off some original design documents of the game that started it all.

First off, a short video of the original world map. When I was a kid, this world seemed so huge. Now? Not so much.

Nintendo also showed of some interesting gif images from Takashi Tezuka, that show his original sketches compared to the final design in-game.


Here’s a few from the series’ creator, Shigeru Miyamoto.



If you want to see more, go check out the official Nintendo site here.